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Alternatives Selection Using GORE Based on Fuzzy Numbers and TOPSIS

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Context and Motivation: The notion of goal and goal models is ideal for the alternative systems. Goal models provide us different alternatives during goal oriented requirements engineering. Question/Problem: Once we find different alternatives, we need to evaluate these alternatives to select the best one. Ideas: The selection process consists of two main parts. In first part of the selection process among alternatives, we will use techniques in which we establish some evaluation criteria. The evaluation criteria are based on leaf level goals. Stakeholders are involved to contribute their opinions about the evaluation criteria. The input provided by various stakeholders is then converted into quantifiable numbers using fuzzy triangle numbers. After applying the defuzzification process on fuzzy triangle numbers we get scores (weights) for each criteria. In second part, these scores are used in the selection process to select the best alternative. Contribution: The two steps selection process helps us to select the best alternative among many alternatives. We have described the process and applied it to “cyclecomputer” selection case study.

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Mansoor, A. , Streitferdt, D. and Füßl, F. (2015) Alternatives Selection Using GORE Based on Fuzzy Numbers and TOPSIS. Journal of Software Engineering and Applications, 8, 346-359. doi: 10.4236/jsea.2015.87035.

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